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  1. Democracy 'not in pocket', warns Anson Chan

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung and Albert Wong Legislator Anson Chan Fang On-sang has urged people not to give up the fight for universal suffrage in 2012 until there is a clear timetable for the implementation of 'one person, one vote'. Mrs Chan, a former chief secretary, has cautioned people to note that neither the central government nor the Hong Kong government has made a commitment ...

  2. The price of attracting new political talent

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung There is never a good time to propose a pay rise for legislators. And, given the public's generally negative image of our lawmakers, the idea of raising their salaries ... to be unworthy of their rewards, they can always be voted out of office via the ballot box. Chris Yeung is the Post's editor-at-large. ...

  3. Patten offers would-be chiefs tips

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com He is not familiar with the two likely candidates for chief executive, but Chris Patten, the last governor of Hong Kong, says both will need a thorough understanding of what service means in order to lead the city. 'I do not know Leung Chun-ying particularly well... I know Henry Tang [Ying-yen] as a legislator with the Liberal Party,' said ...

  4. Tsang reinforces the 'us and them' mentality

    Posted Mar 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Formed in 1998, the Commission on Strategic Development was revitalised by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen in 2005, when he explained his strategy ... relations with the pan-democratic camp. Worse, it will deepen the perception that the 'friend-foe divide' remains lodged in the minds of Mr Tsang and his team. Chris Yeung ...

  5. From symbol to figurehead

    Posted Jul 05th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Cynics may ridicule the so-called 'Anson Chan effect', saying the bubble of her political appeal burst on Saturday when the public rally drew a less-than-impressive ... about both risks and opportunities. Chris Yeung is the Post's editor-at-large ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    HK leader Leung must focus on building team as controversies mount

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... undersecretary. Loh was once one of the most promising rising stars in politics, highly appreciated by the last governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten. He appointed Loh to Legco in 1992, and she subsequently ...

  7. The British factor won't go away

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung He has been seen as yesterday's man. Yet, when former governor Chris Patten speaks, people listen. And his recent comments- be they on democracy or a goods and services ... and community must seek their own solutions to their problems- for the present and future. Chris Yeung is the Post's editor-at-large ...

  8. Political Animal

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... minutes of the notice of her speech yesterday going up on the Foreign Correspondents' Club website on Saturday. She outperformed her former boss, last governor Chris Patten. Tickets for Lord ...

  9. Former governor proves he is not quite the diplomat

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the visit of former governor Chris Patten, or 'Fat Pang' as he is called locally, to promote his book Not Quite the Diplomat. While I was regrettably out of Hong Kong ... KENNETH TSANG, Central Thank you, Lord Patten I would like to take this opportunity to express my heartfelt thanks to former governor Chris Patten. I was the first person in the queue at his book ...

  10. A date with destiny or a reminder of lasting mistakes?

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... farewell, and from where the last governor, Chris Patten, departed. But more importantly, that is where you can see the scaffolding covering the sad remains of the cherished Star Ferry pier. ...




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